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James C. Peebles, A History of Armour Institute of Technology, 1954

Identifier: 002.01.08

Multiple copies, including the tissue carbon copy of the original typed manuscript, of "A History of Armour Institute of Technology" by James Clinton Peebles concerning the history of Armour Institute of Technology from its founding in 1890 until its merger in 1940 with Lewis Institute to create Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago.

The collection may also contains minor amounts of materials concerning the process of writing, editing, and publishing the book which was privately printed and bound from mimeographed typed pages.

An index of the book is available as an external document.


  • Creation: 1954


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Book

Biographical Note

James Clinton Peebles was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Armour Institute of Technology. He was born in Scotland in 1880 and attended Armour Institute, graduating with a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1904. In 1908, Peebles was added to the Armour faculty. He received his E.E. degree in 1908 and became a Professor of mechanical engineering. He was the faculty advisor of the "Amour Engineer".

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.160

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.160


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist



  • James C. Peebles Papers/A History of Armour Institute of Technology Table of Contents

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